05 may 14

Minerva Parker Nichols (14 may 1862 – 17 nov 1949 | Peoria IL – Westport CT) architect, first US female architect to establish independent professional practice

Alice Boughton (14 may 1866 – 21 june 1943 | Brooklyn NY – Brookhaven NY) Photo-Secessionist, portrait photographer, photography-as-art innovator

Marion Osborne (14 may 1871 – 05 sep 1931 | Montreal, Quebec – Toronto, Ontario) poet, author, dramatist

Mary Wilhelmine Williams (14 may 1878 – 10 mar 1944 | Stanislaus County CA – Palo Alto CA) author, feminist, pacifist, historian

Maude Fulton (14 may 1881 – 09 nov 1950 | El Doreado KS – Los Angeles CA) actress, dancer, composer, playwright, screenwriter, concert pianist, stage director, theater manager

Margaret Naumburg (14 may 1890 – 26 feb 1983 | New York NY – Boston MA) artist, author, educator, psychologist, Walden School founder, founded first US Montessori school, first to offer training / graduate level art therapy, Dynamically Oriented Art Therapy innovator

Helen Flanders Dunbar (14 may 1902 – 21 aug 1959 | Chicago IL – South Kent CT) author, editor, scholar, medical activist, aka Pocker Minerva

Barbara Blanchard De Wolfe (14 may 1912 – 02 may 2008 | San Francisco CA – Santa Barbara CA) memoirist, ornithologist, white-crowned sparrow expert, avian life history / physiology researcher

Marion Ruth Thompson Fuller Brown (14 may 1917 – 03 jun 2011 | Kansas City MO – York ME) politician, environmental activist, nonprofit Scenic American founder

Marie Smith Jones (14 may 1918 – 21 jan 2008 | Cordova AK – Anchorage AK) Native Eyak Chief, last speaker of Eyak language, grammar / dictionary author and editor

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